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World Electric Vehicle Journal is published by MDPI from Volume 9 issue 1 (2018). Articles in this Issue were published by The World Electric Vehicle Association (WEVA) and its member the European Association for e-Mobility (AVERE), the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), and the Electric Vehicle Association of Asia Pacific (EVAAP). They are hosted by MDPI on mdpi.com as a courtesy and upon agreement with AVERE.
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Integrated Modeling Approach for Highly electrified HEY. Yirtual Design and Simulation Methodology for Advanced Powertrain Prototyping

Tecnalia Automotive, Robotiker- Parque Tecnológico Zamudio, Vizcaya, Spain
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World Electr. Veh. J. 2009, 3(4), 694-701; https://doi.org/10.3390/wevj3040694
Published: 25 December 2009
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Abstract

Nowadays car development time from concept approval to Job 1 is between 2 and 5 years (with an average of 3 years), but in the coming years is necessary to reduce it in order to achieve the optimal 12-month car. On the other hand the penetration rate of alternative powertrains (electric, hybrid) is growing quickly, increasing the complexity of the vehicle and therefore development time cycle. Presented architecture and methodology in this paper, is based on virtual modelling of system/components, giving the possibility of an integrated vehicle virtual simulation, and also allowing the substitution of system/component models for real hardware (Hardware-In-the-Loop, HiL), or even using the entire vehicle model in a driving simulator searching for Human-In-the-Loop (HuiL) approaches. As far as the modelling represent the real system/components with accuracy, the use of these vehicle integrated virtual models will be more useful, allowing reduce the development time and also increasing vehicle overall quality.
Keywords: HEV; Powertrain; Modeling; Simulation; Control system HEV; Powertrain; Modeling; Simulation; Control system
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Valera, J.J.; Iglesias, I.; Peña, A.; Martin, A.; Sánchez, J. Integrated Modeling Approach for Highly electrified HEY. Yirtual Design and Simulation Methodology for Advanced Powertrain Prototyping. World Electr. Veh. J. 2009, 3, 694-701.

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